Summits and Conferences | April 2021
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Summits and Conferences - April 2021
|24th April, 2021|
PM Modi attends the Leaders’ Summit on Climate 2021
Prime Minister, Narendra Modi participated in the Leaders’ Summit on Climate 2021 virtually. The two-day summit was scheduled on 22nd and 23rd April, 2021. The summit was hosted by USA and was chaired by US President, Joe Biden. The theme of summit was ‘Our Collective Sprint to 2030’. A total of 40 world leaders attended the virtual summit. Issues like reduction of greenhouse emissions and achieving targets set by Paris Agreement were discussed in the summit. The Leaders’ Summit on Climate is one of the key events on climate before the UN Climate Change Conference of the Parties (COP-26) to be held in Glasgow in November, 2021.
|22nd April, 2021|
Highlights of Boao Forum for Asia Annual Conference 2021
Boao Forum for Asia (BFA) Annual Conference 2021 was held in Boao of Hainan Province in South China. The conference was held from 18th to 21st April, 2021. The conference was attended by many global leaders virtually. The theme of the conference was ‘A World in Change: Join Hands to Strengthen Global Governance and Advance Belt and Road Co-operation’. The conference saw participation of 2500 individuals from 60 countries. Asian leaders like Moon Jae-in (President of South Korea), Joko Widodo (President of Indonesia), Gotbaya Rajapaksa (President of Sri Lanka) and Sheikh Hasina (Prime Minister of Bangladesh) attended the conference virtually.
|9th April, 2021|
Highlights of India-Netherlands Virtual Summit 2021
The India-Netherlands Virtual Summit 2021 was chaired by PM Narendra Modi and his counterpart Mark Rutte. This was Mark’s first high level meeting after the general elections of Netherlands held in March this year. Both the leaders discussed on issue related to healthcare, water management, smart cities, economy, trade, agriculture, science & technology and space. Both the prime ministers agreed on the establishment of a ‘Strategic Partnership in Water’ along with the upgradation of the Joint Working Group on water to ministerial level for strengthening bilateral relation between both the nations.